Fashion

Donatella Versace's Fall Show Was Full of Uplifting Messages

Yet the collection featured much more than positive thoughts.

clock 7hBridget Foley

Business

Year of the Rooster Sees China Luxury Rebound

Repatriation of luxury spending and improving consumer sentiment are seen to lift business.

clock February 24, 2017Luisa Zargani

Fashion

Prada Stages Fabulous Show at Milan Fashion Week

Miuccia Prada showed an alternative take on seductive dressing for fall 2017.

clock February 23, 2017Bridget Foley

Couture

RVDK/Ronald van der Kemp Couture Spring 2017

Couture

RVDK/Ronald van der Kemp Demi-Couture Spring 2017

The vamped-up wardrobe used a patchwork of references and repurposed materials.

clock January 26, 2017Robert Williams

Malcolm Turnbull and Paul Vasileff

Couture

Couturier Paul Vasileff Named Young Australian of the Year

The award was presented by Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull.

clock January 26, 2017Patty Huntington

Guo Pei Couture Spring 2017

Couture

Guo Pei Couture Spring 2017

The collection’s starting point was St. Gallen Cathedral in Switzerland.

clock January 25, 2017Katya Foreman

Viktor & Rolf Couture Spring 2017

Couture

Viktor & Rolf Couture Spring 2017

The collection carried over last season’s conscious couture thread.

clock January 25, 2017Katya Foreman

Fendi Couture Fall 2016

Couture

Bridget Foley’s Diary: The New Couture

Heightened reality. Roman enchantment. Theatrical techno-chic. A major hire. A celebration of the ateliers. And of course, plenty of major dresses. A whirl of activity on the runway and off spoke to haute’s 21st-century vitality.

clock July 13, 2016Bridget Foley

Pierre Cardin Couture Fall 2016

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Pierre Cardin Couture Fall 2016

A Qatar-caliber heat wave scuttled plans to parade the collection at the designer’s castle in the Luberon.

clock July 10, 2016Miles Socha

Fendi Couture Fall 2016

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Fendi Couture Fall 2016

Karl Lagerfeld delivered a moment of wonder on Thursday night in his much-anticipated Roman extravaganza for Fendi, stellar on multiple levels.

clock July 7, 2016Bridget Foley

Valentino Couture Fall 2016

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Valentino Couture Fall 2016

A Shakespearean sonnet, and maybe the swan song of Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli’s partnership.

clock July 6, 2016Bridget Foley

Maison Margiela Couture Fall 2016

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Maison Margiela Couture Fall 2016

John Galliano showed a collection that cross-referenced skateboard culture with the French Revolution to masterful effect.

clock July 6, 2016Bridget Foley

Jean Paul Gaultier Couture Fall 2016

Couture

Jean Paul Gaultier Couture Fall 2016

The designer was in a more contemplative mood than usual, with a collection inspired by a stroll through a forest in Japan.

clock July 6, 2016Joelle Diderich

Zuhair Murad Couture Fall 2016

Couture

Zuhair Murad Couture Fall 2016

Zuhair Murad played a bohemian rhapsody, for a free spirit from the Seventies — with deep pockets.

clock July 6, 2016Katya Foreman

Viktor & Rolf Couture Fall 2016

Couture

Viktor & Rolf Couture Fall 2016

The designers repurposed scraps from collections across their career, yielding charming rag-rug embellishments on vintage garments.

clock July 6, 2016Miles Socha

Elie Saab Couture Fall 2016

Couture

Elie Saab Couture Fall 2016

Inspired by New York, the collection was a bit more tense, sultrier and a tiny bit rougher than usual.

clock July 6, 2016Miles Socha

Alexandre Vauthier Couture Fall 2016

Couture

Alexandre Vauthier Couture Fall 2016

The designer has a knack for integrating complex artisanal techniques while making his couture pieces look effortless.

clock July 6, 2016Katya Foreman

Alexis Mabille Couture Fall 2016

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Alexis Mabille Couture Fall 2016

With their graphic ribbons and lavishly tiered skirts, the gowns were giddily in-your-face.

clock July 5, 2016Joelle Diderich

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clock February 23, 2017Bridget Foley

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